Once upon a time, we ran a childrenswear business. It was called Little Sunflowers. We ran it for 14 years, from 2004 until 2018. Many of our customers have remained with us throughout our family business(es) journey. In fact some of them still call us Little Sunflowers, and we don’t mind that at all. In fact we sort of kept the name, as well as our new one, because we can’t quite bear to part with it.
Back in 2011 it was just the two of us running the children’s clothing business with our part-timer, Bridie, coming in a couple of afternoons a week. With two National Holidays either side of the weekend, Easter was, and remains, the only time we can go away as a family for 4 days without affecting the business.Read More